Michael VanDerLaan
Michael VanDerLaan
Height: 5-11
Year: So.
Hometown: Southbury, CT
Major: Business Administration
Gamer: Pomperaug HS

AS A FRESHMAN (2015-16)… Sunshine State Conference Commissioner's Honor Roll… Played in four tournaments during his first season with the Moccasins, including the NCAA Division II National Finals at Green Valley Ranch Golf Club in Denver… Tied for 74th out of 108 golfers there in his first career postseason tournament… Finished at +9 (80-73-72=225) for his best score of the season… Had a 78 and 79 during match play at the National Finals… Played in two fall tournaments plus the Matlock Collegiate Classic… Had a 76.86 stroke average… Season-best score of even-par 72 came in the final round of stroke play at the National Finals. 

HIGH SCHOOL… 2015 graduate of Pomperaug High School in Southbury, Connecticut… lettered for four years in golf at Pomperaug for coach Rich Szymanski… Was a four-time all-conference and three-time All-State selection… As a senior, was named the Connecticut Division I Player of the Year… Was a member of Pomperaug's 2013 Division I State Championship team.  

PERSONAL… Son of Maria and John VanDerLaan… Older brother John is a junior on the Moccasin men’s golf team… Also has a younger sister, Julia (14)… Competed in the 2015 New England Amateur Championships… Likes to play golf, work out and read… Born 8/18/97… Major: Business Administration.

YEAR
 EVENTS 
 ROUNDS 
 STROKES 
 AVG. 
 LOW 
 PAR OR - 
2015-16 (FR)
6
14
1,076
 76.86 
72 (EV)
1